Public Policy Testimony

State Health Committee testimony, and related slide presentation, discussing rising health care costs in the context of health reform proposals to address the problem of the uninsured, including some of the drivers of costs and the considerations necessary to assess the impact of any potential cost control measure. (May 30, 2008)
Medical Reinsurance Work Group testimony to House Small Business Committee on increasing competition, reducing costs, and expanding small business health insurance coverage using the private reinsurance market. (May 24, 2007)
Terrorism Risk Insurance Subgroup testimony to an NAIC meeting on terrorism insurance issues. (March 29, 2006)
Senior Pension Fellow testimony to the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Social Security on the topic of protecting and strengthening Social Security. (June 14, 2005)
Pension Practice Council testimony to the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee regarding Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) reform. (April 26, 2005)
Medical Malpractice Subcommittee testimony at a House subcommittee hearing on medical malpractice liability reform. (February 10, 2005)
Committee on Federal Health Issues testimony outlining several key factors for consideration in the debate over the proper regulation of genetic information especially with respect to health insurance.
(July 22, 2004)
Pension Practice Council testimony to the House Education and Workforce Subcommittee on Employer-Employee Relations regarding strengthening the defined benefit (DB) pension system and long-term solutions to reform. (April 29, 2004)
Medical Malpractice Insurance Subcommittee testimony to the South Carolina legislature on tort reform. (October 30, 2003)
Pension Practice Council testimony to the ERISA Advisory Council regarding funding problems facing the traditional defined benefit (DB) pension system. (July 24, 2003)